My dvd drive isnt reading disks, and isnt showing up on my computer

choppalouie88

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The disk drive isnt showing up on the "this pc" folder and whenever i insert a cd into my drive it doesn't play.
 

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You can make sure the SATA/PATA and power connections are secure. Also, see if there are any issues in Device Manager. if everything checks out it may be time for a new dvd drive. you can pick one up for less than $20
 

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the disk drive showed up there, and its plugged in. so i should just a get a new one then?
 

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